Archive for January, 2014

First it was tobacco and now it is sugar

First it was tobacco and now it is sugar

Sugar now makes up the world’s largest killer. With a rise in obesity and diabetes, food chiefs have now intervened to ask big food co-operations to cut the amount of sugar they put in its industrialised food. Researchers have found that zero-fat yoghurts can contain five teaspoons of sugar, whilst Heinz tomato soup has four, and a Mars bar has[Read More…]

Lidl promotes healthy eating

Lidl promotes healthy eating

Lidl is the first supermarket in the UK to start tackling obesity. It has currently been reported that they are going to be removing all chocolates, sweets and crisps from its 600 stores across the UK. The reason for this is the fact that they wanted to promote healthy snacks as appose to unhealthy options, which many parents are tempted[Read More…]

Andrew Ash pictured at the age of 14

Politicians and celebrities ‘abused boy in elite peadophile rings’

A former female MP was at the centre of a care home abuse scandal which has unveiled a paedophile network that goes all the way up to number 10 downing street, police have been told. She is alleged to have forced a boy in care to perform a vile sex act at one of a series of drug-fuelled parties in[Read More…]

Jonas Stadden before being taken into care

Vulnerable child dies after the state separates him from family

This is perhaps one of the most shocking cases of child abuse that we have ever had to cover at the Akashic Times. Jonas Stadden was a vulnerable four year old with down’s syndrome, living in Somerset who was described as a happy-go-lucky, ‘bubbly’ child. He had five other siblings and was the special ‘little’ brother who was loved spoiled[Read More…]

Tina Thompson

Waitrose under the spotlight after selling glow-in-the-dark prawns

If you are thinking of buying prawns – or indeed any food from the supermarket – you may want to think twice – they could be radioactive. A former mayor has spoken of her shock after frozen prawns that she purchased from supermarket Waitrose started glowing in the dark. Tina Thompson, 69, from Rutherwyke Close, Stoneleigh, had defrosted the supermarket’s[Read More…]